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Processing and Reporting Changes in Student Enrollment Status Under Title IV

Policy Number:

7.3
Cornell University processes and reports changes in student enrollment status in a manner consistent with the requirements of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (“Title IV”). This policy establishes processes and expectations, and centralizes certain key compliance…

Research Integrity

Policy Number:

1.2
Members of the Cornell University community are expected to perform their scholarly and scientific activities with honesty, to meet the highest ethical standards, and to respect the appropriate standards of evidence and the contributions and scholarship of others. The university will vigorously…

Graduate Student Assistantships

Policy Number:

1.3
Cornell University supports consistent and similar educational experiences for graduate students on assistantships, across all graduate fields and colleges.

Transaction Authority and Payment Approval

Policy Number:

4.2
Cornell’s Board of Trustees, “the Board,” formally delegates authority to designated individuals to enter into agreements with external parties that obligate the university. This is referred to as “transaction authority.” An individual must not assume transaction…

Data Stewardship and Custodianship

Policy Number:

4.12
The university expects all stewards and custodians of its administrative data to manage, access, and utilize this data in a manner that is consistent with the university's need for security and confidentiality. Cornell University administrative functional areas must develop and maintain clear…

Conflicts of Interest and Commitment (Excluding Financial Conflict of Interest Related to Research)

Policy Number:

4.14
All members of the Cornell University community are expected to conduct the affairs of the university in a manner consistent with their primary commitments to the university, and the performance of their professional responsibilities must be free from real or apparent bias motivated by self…

Leaves for Professors and Academic Staff

Policy Number:

6.2.1
Cornell University may allow professors and academic staff to take leave from appointed responsibilities under certain circumstances, including arrangements that support a balance between family life and university responsibilities. The university strongly encourages academic managers and…

Establishment of College-level Academic Employee Grievance Procedures

Policy Number:

6.2.10
Cornell University requires colleges to establish minimum standards by which certain academic employees can pursue grievances against the university.

Prohibited Bias, Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual and Related Misconduct

Policy Number:

6.4
Cornell University is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and respectful learning, living, and working environment for its students, faculty, and staff and does not discriminate on the basis of protected status, including sex, in the education programs and activities it operates. Admission…